Criminal Justice

Welcome to the criminal justice program, and thank you for your interest. Criminal justice majors go on to careers in policing, corrections, victim services, law and research. Within each of these areas there are many career opportunities at the local, state and federal levels.

The criminal justice program at Murray State boasts highly qualified, student-oriented faculty who are actively involved with students both in and outside of the classroom. Coursework is specifically designed to academically prepare students in a manner applicable to a wide range of careers.

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Careers for graduates from the Criminal Justice program

Graduates from the Criminal Justice Program at Murray State have gone on to work for:

  • Kentucky State Police - KSP
  • Dallas Police Department
  • US Secret Service
  • US Marshalls
  • US Forest Service
  • and many more

We invite you to explore our website to learn more about who we are, what we do, and how we can help you pursue your career in the field of criminal justice.

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